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Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media-6057

Stereotypes of dementia flourish in social media

Using a new software developed to analyze comments on social media, researchers found that among private users of Twitter accounts, 51% of 31,150 tweets made thoughtless or demeaning statements about people with dementias and Alzheimer's disease.

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Add a robot to improve balance training-6044

Add a robot to improve balance training

Among the definitions for "robot" is "a device that automatically performs complicated often repetitive tasks" (Merriam-Webster online dictionary).

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Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose-5923

Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose

Questionnaires, diaries and interviews were collected among 16 people ages 65-75 years old on their use of an online website to track their diet and exercise (myfitnesspal.com)

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Acceptance of technologies to reduce falls depends on ease of use-5921

Acceptance of technologies to reduce falls depends on ease of use

The iStoppFalls project http://www.istoppfalls.eu/cms/front_content.php?idart=3&lang=1
incorporates a variety of technologies, including motion detectors, exercise games, access to educational material and social media.

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Acceptance of assistive robots depends on who you ask-5918

Acceptance of assistive robots depends on who you ask

Ten older adults with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease were prompted to go to the bathroom and wash their hands and to visit the kitchen to make tea by a tele-operated robot [controlled remotely by a human being].

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Older adults check online reviews before buying-5913

Older adults check online reviews before buying

Before making a purchase, 59% of people 65 years and older sometimes or almost always look up online reviews and ratings, as do 75% of people who are 50-64 years old, according to a survey of 4,787 respondents ages 18 years and older.

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